Carlow University

Carlow University

Academic Programs

  • 3-Year Degrees
  • Accelerated Master's Degrees
  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Esports
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Nursing
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Social Work
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Distance/online learning
  • Esports
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Service and Social Justice
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


If you are currently enrolled in high school, you will be applying as a first-year student. It’s fast, easy, and free to apply to Carlow. Submit your Common App and then request that your high school send us your official transcript. SAT, ACT, and/or CLT scores are optional for most programs but may be required for direct entry to some programs. You will be asked to apply for a specific academic program on the application. Carlow operates on a rolling admission basis, with decisions released weekly.


If you have attempted any coursework after graduating from high school at a four-year college, community college, or trade/vocational school, you will be applying as a transfer student. You must create a free account and apply through Carlow’s application portal, Bridge to Carlow, at You will need to submit transcripts from each institution you’ve attended before an admissions decision can be made. Carlow operates on a rolling admission basis, with decisions released weekly.

Additional Information

Students are evaluated for merit-based scholarships at the time of application review and are notified at the time of acceptance. Please note that merit scholarships are based on your academic performance through the end of your junior year. Standardized test scores are not factored into scholarship decisions.

Visit us

We encourage you to set up an individual visit and campus tour during the week or take advantage of one of our admissions events to experience our unique location and amazing community. We also host a number of virtual events so you can connect with current students, faculty, and staff to learn more about various aspects of Carlow. To view current in-person and virtual offerings, go to

"Carlow's campus is a sweet little sanctuary up on a hill in the middle of a big city and a place where anyone can feel at home. Carlow pushes every student to be more than a certain major -- something bigger than a degree that can be carried with you for the rest of your life."

Camryn Resele, Behavioral Neuroscience with Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Class of 2021
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Admissions office

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3333 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States of America

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